Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension of an Approved Information Collection Request: Transportation of Hazardous Materials, Highway Routing, 40125-40126 [2019-17343]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 156 / Tuesday, August 13, 2019 / Notices Dated: July 2, 2019. Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2019–17321 Filed 8–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–27–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Docket No. 2019–0599] Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Medical Standards and Certification Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The collection involves information applicants must provide on an application for an FAA medical certificate. The information to be collected will be used to evaluate an applicant’s medical fitness. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by October 15, 2019. ADDRESSES: Please send written comments: By Electronic Docket: www.regulations.gov (Enter docket number into search field) By mail: Nicole Harrison, Federal Aviation Administration, AAM–120, 800 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20591 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Judi Citrenbaum by email at: judi.m.citrenbaum@faa.gov; phone: 202–267–9689. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for FAA’s performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. OMB Control Number: 2120–0034. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Aug 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 Title: Medical Standards and Certification. Form Numbers: FAA Forms 8500–7, 8500–8, 8500–14. Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection. Background: The Secretary of Transportation collects this information under the authority of 49 U.S.C. 40113; 44701; 44510; 44702; 44703; 44709; 45303; and 80111. The FAA medical certification program is implemented by Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) parts 61 and 67 (14 CFR parts 61 and 67). The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) determines if applicants are medically qualified to perform the duties associated with the class of medical certificate sought by evaluating the information applicants provide on FAA Form 8500–8. Also, the agency uses two vision forms, as indicated, for individuals who may need further eye evaluation. Respondents: 405,345 (all three forms). Frequency: On occasion. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 1.5 Hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 585,517 Hours. Issued in Washington, DC, on August 7, 2019. Nicole Harrison, Management and Program Analyst, Office of Aerospace Medicine, Management and Personnel Systems Branch, AAM–120. [FR Doc. 2019–17235 Filed 8–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2019–0140] Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension of an Approved Information Collection Request: Transportation of Hazardous Materials, Highway Routing Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for its review and approval and invites public comment. FMCSA requests approval to extend an existing ICR titled, ‘‘Transportation of Hazardous Materials, PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40125 Highway Routing.’’ The information reported by States and Indian tribes is necessary to identify designated/ restricted routes and restrictions or limitations affecting how motor carriers may transport certain hazardous materials on their highways, including dates that such routes were established and information on subsequent changes or new hazardous materials routing designations. We must receive your comments on or before October 11, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) Docket Number FMCSA–2019–0140 using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery or Courier: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Instructions: All submissions must include the Agency name and docket number. For detailed instructions on submitting comments, see the Public Participation heading below. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Please see the Privacy Act heading below. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to http:// www.regulations.gov, and follow the online instructions for accessing the dockets, or go to the street address listed above. Privacy Act: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy. Public Participation: The Federal eRulemaking Portal is available 24 hours each day, 365 days each year. You can obtain electronic submission and retrieval help and guidelines under the ‘‘help’’ section of the Federal eRulemaking Portal website. If you want DATES: E:\FR\FM\13AUN1.SGM 13AUN1 40126 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 156 / Tuesday, August 13, 2019 / Notices us to notify you that we received your comments, please include a selfaddressed, stamped envelope or postcard, or print the acknowledgement page that appears after submitting comments online. Comments received after the comment closing date will be included in the docket and will be considered to the extent practicable. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Suzanne Rach, Office of Enforcement and Compliance, Hazardous Materials Division, FMCSA, West Building 6th Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202–385–2307; email suzanne.rach@ dot.gov. jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The data for the Transportation of Hazardous Materials; Highway Routing ICR is collected under authority of 49 U.S.C. 5112 and 5125. Specifically, 49 U.S.C. 5112(c) requires that the Secretary, in coordination with the States, ‘‘shall update and publish periodically a list of currently effective hazardous material highway route designations.’’ In 49 CFR 397.73, FMCSA requires that each State and Indian tribe, through its routing agency, provide information identifying new, or changes to existing, hazardous materials routing designations within its jurisdiction within 60 days after their establishment (or 60 days of the change). That information is collected and consolidated by FMCSA and published annually, in whole or as updates, in the Federal Register at https:// www.fmcsa.dot.gov/. Title: Transportation of Hazardous Materials, Highway Routing. OMB Control Number: 2126–0014. Type of Request: Extension of a currently-approved information collection. Respondents: The reporting burden is shared by 50 States, the District of Columbia, Indian tribes with designated routes, and U.S. Territories including; Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Estimated Number of Respondents: 57 [36 States plus the District of Columbia, with designated hazardous materials highway routes + 19 States/U.S. Territories without designated hazardous materials highway routes + 1 Indian tribe with a designated route = 57]. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Expiration Date: April 30, 2020. Frequency of Response: Once every two years. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Aug 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 Estimated Total Annual Burden: 7 hours [57 annual respondents × 1 response per 2 years × 15 minutes per response/60 minutes per response = 7.125 hours rounded to 7 hours]. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary for the performance of FMCSA’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways for FMCSA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Issued under the authority of 49 CFR 1.87 on: Dated: August 8, 2019. Kelly Regal, Associate Administrator for Office of Research and Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2019–17343 Filed 8–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2013–0081] Petition for Special Approval Under part 211 of title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), this document provides the public notice that on June 6, 2019, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for a special approval of certain industry standards in accordance with the Federal railroad safety regulations contained at 49 CFR 231.33, Procedure for special approval of existing industry safety appliance standards, and 49 CFR 231.35, Procedure for modification of an approved industry safety appliance standard for new railcar construction. FRA assigned the petition Docket Number FRA–2013–0081. AAR, on behalf of itself and its member railroads, submitted a petition for special approval of existing industry safety appliance standards contained in 49 CFR part 231, and minor edits to AAR Standard S–2044 and its appendices that have been previously approved by FRA. Specifically, AAR requests approval of the standards and specifications delineated in AAR Standard S–2044, Appendices E3, Safety Appliances for Tank Cars with Side Ladders and Low Side-Mounted PO 00000 Frm 00107 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Hand Brakes, and E4, Safety Appliances for Tank Cars with End Ladders and Low Side-Mounted Handbrakes. Appendices E3 and E4 were not included in the version of AAR Standard S–2044 approved September 26, 2018, and are entirely new. Additionally, AAR seeks approval of minor edits to previously-approved S– 2044 and its appendices, as shown in Attachment 2 to the petition. AAR S– 2044 and its appendices have been developed to serve as requirements for safety appliance arrangements. The revised standard and its appendices are to be applied to new railroad freight cars, if approved by FRA. A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications concerning the petition, is available for review online at www.regulations.gov and in person at the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Docket Operations Facility, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Operations Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate scheduling a public hearing about these proceedings since the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party desires an opportunity for oral comment, they should notify FRA, in writing, before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for their request. All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the appropriate docket number and may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Website: http:// www.regulations.gov/. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Communications received by September 27, 2019, will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be considered if practicable. Anyone can search the electronic form of any written communications and comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the document, if submitted on behalf of an E:\FR\FM\13AUN1.SGM 13AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

[Docket No. FMCSA-2019-0140]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension of an 
Approved Information Collection Request: Transportation of Hazardous 
Materials, Highway Routing

AGENCY: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), U.S. 
Department of Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA 
announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) 
described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for its 
review and approval and invites public comment. FMCSA requests approval 
to extend an existing ICR titled, ``Transportation of Hazardous 
Materials, Highway Routing.'' The information reported by States and 
Indian tribes is necessary to identify designated/restricted routes and 
restrictions or limitations affecting how motor carriers may transport 
certain hazardous materials on their highways, including dates that 
such routes were established and information on subsequent changes or 
new hazardous materials routing designations.

DATES: We must receive your comments on or before October 11, 2019.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Federal Docket 
Management System (FDMS) Docket Number FMCSA-2019-0140 using any of the 
following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the online instructions for submitting comments.
     Fax: 1-202-493-2251.
     Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building, Ground Floor, 
Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590-0001.
     Hand Delivery or Courier: U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building, Ground Floor, 
Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590-0001 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. e.t., 
Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
    Instructions: All submissions must include the Agency name and 
docket number. For detailed instructions on submitting comments, see 
the Public Participation heading below. Note that all comments received 
will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including 
any personal information provided. Please see the Privacy Act heading 
below.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received, go to http://www.regulations.gov, and follow the 
online instructions for accessing the dockets, or go to the street 
address listed above.
    Privacy Act: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits 
comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT 
posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information 
the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the 
system of records notice (DOT/ALL-14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at 
www.dot.gov/privacy.
    Public Participation: The Federal eRulemaking Portal is available 
24 hours each day, 365 days each year. You can obtain electronic 
submission and retrieval help and guidelines under the ``help'' section 
of the Federal eRulemaking Portal website. If you want

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us to notify you that we received your comments, please include a self-
addressed, stamped envelope or postcard, or print the acknowledgement 
page that appears after submitting comments online. Comments received 
after the comment closing date will be included in the docket and will 
be considered to the extent practicable.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Suzanne Rach, Office of 
Enforcement and Compliance, Hazardous Materials Division, FMCSA, West 
Building 6th Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. 
Telephone: 202-385-2307; email [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background: The data for the Transportation of Hazardous Materials; 
Highway Routing ICR is collected under authority of 49 U.S.C. 5112 and 
5125. Specifically, 49 U.S.C. 5112(c) requires that the Secretary, in 
coordination with the States, ``shall update and publish periodically a 
list of currently effective hazardous material highway route 
designations.''
    In 49 CFR 397.73, FMCSA requires that each State and Indian tribe, 
through its routing agency, provide information identifying new, or 
changes to existing, hazardous materials routing designations within 
its jurisdiction within 60 days after their establishment (or 60 days 
of the change). That information is collected and consolidated by FMCSA 
and published annually, in whole or as updates, in the Federal Register 
at https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/.
    Title: Transportation of Hazardous Materials, Highway Routing.
    OMB Control Number: 2126-0014.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently-approved information 
collection.
    Respondents: The reporting burden is shared by 50 States, the 
District of Columbia, Indian tribes with designated routes, and U.S. 
Territories including; Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the 
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. Virgin 
Islands.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 57 [36 States plus the District of 
Columbia, with designated hazardous materials highway routes + 19 
States/U.S. Territories without designated hazardous materials highway 
routes + 1 Indian tribe with a designated route = 57].
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Expiration Date: April 30, 2020.
    Frequency of Response: Once every two years.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 7 hours [57 annual respondents x 1 
response per 2 years x 15 minutes per response/60 minutes per response 
= 7.125 hours rounded to 7 hours].
    Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of 
this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed 
collection is necessary for the performance of FMCSA's functions; (2) 
the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways for FMCSA to enhance the 
quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) 
ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of 
the collected information. The agency will summarize or include your 
comments in the request for OMB's clearance of this information 
collection.
    Issued under the authority of 49 CFR 1.87 on:

    Dated: August 8, 2019.
Kelly Regal,
Associate Administrator for Office of Research and Information 
Technology.
[FR Doc. 2019-17343 Filed 8-12-19; 8:45 am]
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